Trends in surveillance data of human Lyme borreliosis from six federal states in eastern Germany, 2009-2012.

@article{Wilking2014TrendsIS,
  title={Trends in surveillance data of human Lyme borreliosis from six federal states in eastern Germany, 2009-2012.},
  author={Hendrik Wilking and Klaus Stark},
  journal={Ticks and tick-borne diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={219-24}
}
Lyme borreliosis (LB) is the most frequent vector-borne disease in Germany. For more than 10 years, data from mandatory notifications have been available from 6 federal states in the eastern part of Germany. A common case definition was applied. Clinical manifestations of erythema migrans, neuroborreliosis (radiculoneuritis, cranial neuritis, meningitis), and Lyme arthritis were notifiable. From 2009 to 2012, altogether 18,894 cases were notified. The overall incidence varied between 34.9 cases… CONTINUE READING
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